$25 – $100

2nd Annual Queer Latin Dance Festival

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Oakland Asian Cultural Center

388 9th Street

Oakland, CA 94607

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In Lak’ech Dance Academy presents the 2nd annual Queer Latin Dance Festival!!

Join us, June 7-9th, Queer Bay Area event!

Founded in 2017, In Lak’ech Dance Academy is a Queer, Trans, and Ally Bachata & Salsa Dance Academy, based in Oakland CA. The Directors, Angelica Medina and Jahaira Fajardo, offer opportunities for growth and healing through dance and are actively building an inclusive, loving community of talented dancers. They would like to create visibility by training strong Queer performers, as they believe that visibility increases awareness & open mindedness - which has a positive impact on the LGBTQ community as a whole.

This festival aims to highlight and celebrate Queer/Trans dancers and their Allies. It includes two full days of dance – workshops, choreography challenges, performances, social dancing until 3am and more!

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Schedule
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Friday, June 7th @ Oakland Asian Cultural Center

-Salsa Challenge w/ Dioney 11 am-2:00pm
-Bachata Challenge w/ Andrea & Ciarra 2-5pm
-Dance workshops: 2-4:30pm
- Doors open at 9pm
- Performances 9:30-10:30
- Social Dancing: 11:00p.m.-3 a.m.

Saturday, June 8th @ Oakland Asian Cultural Center

-Salsa Challenge w/ Dioney 11am-2:00pm
-Bachata Challenge w/ Andrea & Ciarra 9-11am
-Dance workshops: 11:45-4:30pm
-Doors open: 8:30pm
-Performances: 9-10pm
-Social Dancing: 10-3am

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Hotel
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If you are coming from out of town and would like to stay at a hotel nearby the festival, you can reserve your room at Oakland Marriott Hotel. Special rate at $169 a night (sleeps four) for folks attending the festival. Link is below

Book your group rate for Queer Latin Dance Festival

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Artists
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1. Andrew Cervantes – Salsa Diva Styling (intermediate/advance)
2. Antonio Doza- Spinning Fundamentals (beg/int.)
3. David & Lyliana/MG Elites – Latin Rhythms (intermediate)
4. Zeke Ruvalcaba – Body Movement (beginner)
5. Jhon & Dalia – Salsa on-2/Mambo partner-work (intermediate)
6. Melanie & Andrew- Salsa on2 shines & partner-work (int/adv.)
7. Mirelle & Manny – Cumbia (beginner)
8. Edonce- Bachata Diva Styling (beg/int.)
9. Tina Caviccho – Contemporary body-movement (int/adv.)
10. Jahaira & Angelica – Bachata Footwork (beg/int.)
11. Lexi & Oscar- Bachata shines & partner-work (beginner)
12. Angelica Medina- Salsa/Mambo Shines (Intermediate)
13. Kathy Reyes- Bachata Shines (beginner)
14. Andrea & Ciarra- Bachata Dominican Explosion shines & partner-work (beginner)
15. Roy & Johnathan- Bachata shines & partner-work (beg/int.)
16. Dioney- Salsa on 2 partner-work (int/adv.)

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5-hour Performance Challenge
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Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn a Bachata choreography in 5 -Hours, with Andrea Arenas and Ciarra Morales. This challenge is for beginner and intermediate level dancers and starts Friday, June 7th from 2-5pm. and Saturday, June 8th from 9-11am. Participants will perform on Saturday's showcase at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. This challenge will cost $80 in addition to a festival pass.

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6-hour Performance Challenge
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Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn a Salsa on-2 Fusion Hot Choreography, in 6-Hours, by Dioney de Silva. This challenge is for intermediate/advance level dancers and starts Friday, June 7th from 11-2pm. and Saturday, June 8th from 11-2pm. Participants will perform on Saturday's showcase, at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. This challenge will cost $100 in addition to a festival pass.

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Musical Act
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DJ Ron
DJ Migz


Website: www.queerlatindancefestival.com

If you have any questions, please contact Angelica Medina or Jahaira Fajardo via e-mail at inlakechdance@gmail.com.

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Oakland Asian Cultural Center

388 9th Street

Oakland, CA 94607

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